Factoid #1 – Over 10,000 Years Old
Commercial, or Industrial Hemp (NOT to be confused with recreational marijuana), has been one of the most useful crops ever to be cultivated by mankind. Its legacy reaches back over
Its legacy reaches back over 10,000 years as recorded in agriculture history. Hemp was discovered and used for clothing, grain sacks, carry bags and cordage. Later it was discovered that it could be pressed and dried into a durable paper product that was used to print on having a shelf life superior to wood paper. The Gutenberg Bible, as well as the King James Bible, were first printed on hemp paper due to its ability to resist mold, mildew, and pests.